Here in Minnesota, we are in the midst of winter and have been experiencing some extreme cold lately. We all love Minnesota and know how beautiful it is, but on a cold grey day, sometimes that home state pride is needed. Here are some Minnesota-inspired tunes to enjoy, listed in no particular order.
This tune is featured on Prince’s third album, Dirty Mind, released in 1980.
“Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota” by Weird Al Yankovic
Known for his parodies, Weird Al dedicates a song to unique tourist attraction in Darwin, Minn.
This song was a hidden track on the group’s Seven’s Travels album.
“Girl From the North Country” by Bob Dylan ft. Johnny Cash
Born and raised in Minnesota, Dylan originally recorded this song in 1963.
“North Country” by Rocket Club
This song hit No. 52 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2011.